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but also with the tamp pais public library to have two events showcasing the rich arab america culture that exists here in the city of san francisco and i want to thank you all for coming and i want to introduce joaquin for resident who ska great member of our community and has helped organize this event. (applause). . thank you very much and good evening everyone on behalf of mayorly who will be joining us in a few moments i want to say thanks to all of you for being here tonight it's always a pleasure for you go to welcome the community into city hall - because you remind us our purpose in government so to serve and you you certainly bring life and culture and community into our very state halls and bring life to us, so thank you again. i want to thank the nominating committee and the planning committee for their excellent work in ensuring that those very important community members who do so much to ensure that our communities remain strong and vibrant, those who are under served typically continue to be served that our communities are strengthened and our ties are bound and strong.
the courageous men and women that made america what it is, i'm reminded we too went through challenging periods, when america was divided by a bitter civil war 150 years ago. president abraham lincoln had the vision to pull us together toward a shared goal of peace and prosperity. growing up in california i didn't know much about the arab world. then after graduating from the university of california at berkeley, i traveled to north africa as peace corps engineer. i worked as an english teacher in morocco two years and quickly grew to love this part of the world. since joining the service i spent almost my entire career in middle east and africa. one of the things that impressed me were people old enough to have lived and traveled in the united states when we had closer relations. those days are back. we had 1,700 libyans apply for fullbright grants to study in the united states this year, more than any other country in the world. we know that libya is still recovering from an intense period of conflict. there are many courageous libyans who bear the scars of that battle. we are happy we have b
the break. w the industrial age - when making things with machines basically made america great. for years the manufacturing sector has been in decline, but many feel it's fine to cede our one-time world dominance here to other nations while we pursue the sexy growth areas of i.t. but not so fast, say the authors of the book, "producing prosperity: why america needs a manufacturing renaisance." one of the authors is willy shee. he's a professor at harvard business school. professor, you say we need to reverse this trend because manufacturing is crucial to our economic future - make the case for that. > > bill, i think the issue is that the ability to make things underlies your ability to innovate. our studies have shown that in many fields, if you can't produce the product, it really inhibits your ability to innovate into future growth areas. and we all know the importance of innovation to the future growth of the country. > is this happening then with, you might say, business and government complicity or ignorance, not realizing how important this is to our overall economy? > > one of the
and casualness of the bay area. it is a very unique place in all of america. we also live in the technology center of what is going on in the nation and maybe the world. we really wanted to draft off the modern cleanliness of those companies, of google, twitter, apple, yahoo!, facebook. probably forget someone. they are fueling the economy, we want to draft off that. that makes this interesting. we added a hash tag to the name. no one's done that. we want the bay area -- i guess there are 8 million, maybe more or maybe less, we want them all to participate. by this logo it says come on, let's show the nfl we are in this together that. is pretty much it. [applause] >> short and sweet. thank you, rich silverstein. listen, the ceo of the 9ers is here. obviously this is not happening if the 9ers are not building a state-of-the-art, brand-new facility. we are excited to see it. it is going up fast. will it be ready in time for super bowl 50. we hope we have the honor of hosting it. mr. york. [applause] >> it is a pleasure to be here and bid for super bowl 50. the last time there was a super bow
marzullo, abc7 news. >>> stay with abc news and "good morning america" lara spencer is in london she will have a live report at 7:00. >>> 6:36. traffic and weather together, next. live look outside, you are looking at san mateo bridge traffic zipping along without trouble. dry out there now except for a few sprinkles up north. mike will have the full forecast. sue is checking traffic. >>> painkillers taken from a peninsula drugstore. the similarities this case has to another >>> welcome back. live doppler 7 hd showing you the last three hours and how radar returns are more plentiful the farther west you go. it is looking out 100 miles out watching this wall of lighter rain towards bodega bay, santa rosa, guerneville over the next two to three hours. visibilities fairly unlimited for the rest of us, cloudy, best chance of rain steady rain north bay during the afternoon, 50s, the rest of us mostly cloudy, scattered sprinkle and low to mid 60s. have the wet weather gear up north. >>> muni metro back on schedule after power problems overnight that's the good news. bart says they are on t
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the parents involved. as for my example, we came to america and i ran circles around, they could not relate to that. this could fit any kind of story. especially when they are young. and the proof that it works, it does not work like that. i have to share interests with them. i work with gang members, and they never knew that they were gang members. things have changed their. they isolate themselves. this is so small that they cannot go anywhere. the thing with me, with the kids, is just being able to love them. this does not take you yelling at somebody. all they need is the information. sometimes you go through this maze, and there is a dead-end street. i am just coming back. i am giving them information that this is not the way to go. there is no certificate for you. you were the gangster of the year. it does not work for everybody. i save the community a lot of heartache. with the crime that he would comment, just one is worth it for me. [applause] >> commander beale. we hear a lot of discussion about gang interventionists. how should san francisco's gang task force work with these prog
of allegiance. >> i pledge allegiance to the united states of america to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible with liberty and justice for all. >> president chiu: colleagues, we have october 16, 2012 board meeting minutes. could i have a motion to approve. motion by supervisor campos, suggested by supervisor chu. those are approved. madam clerk, are there any communications? >> clerk calvillo: there are no communications. >> president chiu: could you read the consent agenda. >> clerk calvillo: items 1 through 12 are considered routine. if a member would like to discuss an item it shall be removed and considered separately. >> president chiu: would anyone like to sever any of these items? roll call vote on items 1 through 12. >> clerk calvillo: supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. supervisor avalos, aye. supervisor campos, aye. president chiu, aye. supervisor chu, aye. supervisor cohen, aye. supervisor elsbernd, aye. supervisor farrell, aye. supervisor kim, absent. there are 10 ayes. >> president chiu: those ordinances are finally p
of allegiance. >> i pledge allegiance to the erasxxmj4(p&c"p% flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under;oh b?÷ god indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. pngeddle thank you for joining us today. our one and only meeting in november. so this is thanksgiving, that's coming up. so just to remind you that usually on[/g;a50e thanksgiving week is generally the -- where you scheduled the second meeting and we don't have the second meeting. so for all of you that are anxious tokñ?ñ? get to a second meeting, i'm sorry. we won't be able to have a meeting in november. item a, approval of board minutes for the regular meetings of june 12, 2012, june 26 2012 octo is there aú÷ qzñ?ñ? motion? >> move adoption of they( >> i second. >> any corrections? roll call please. >> thank you. ms. lee, y-ñ?ñ?es. ms. wong, yes. ms. feuer, ms. -- dr. murase, yes. >> that's five ayes. >> item b preparations to the boi ?ñ?rd of education the superintendent report ton
what matters. and the list out this morning on the top-10 smarter cities in north america and one bay area city makes the list. they were chosen for been leaders in technology, sustainability, and better living conditions. the list is by kodok exists and often comes in first. san francisco a segment in seattle vancouver and new york city. coming in six is washington d.c. toronto's chicago lost angeles and running out the top 10 as montreal. we posted this list on the kron4 news facebook page. in response to it says it chicago should not be on the list or at least be last. at the road and sang pretty surprising results. montreal should be before and ballet. what are your thoughts about the city? tell us what you think on the kron4 news facebook page. >> the man who gave america a free talk and talk about by stealing a base in the world series will stay a stamp and cisco giant. a 40 year 40 million contract for year 40 million contract they celebrate with a $270 a bottle of tappan juror. marco scutaro is the latest key free agent who has not re-signed yet. >> will have updates for you i
bank of america, chase bank citibank, first america bank [speaker not understood]. their well served by these existing banks and other financial institutions in the district. in addition, the financial institution in this rather small few block long district would decrease the diversity of use in the district and limit other neighborhood serving uses in the neighborhood. this concern is the reason financial institutions require conditional use authorization in this district and the reason that a similar request for sterling bank in 2005 in this location was disapproved by the commission. and conditions in the neighborhood have not changed. last october the [speaker not understood] restaurant burned down. local merchants association and other groups used the restaurant as a meeting place. sterling bank has offered to allow merchants and others to use the 545 square foot rear portion in this space now occupied by the bank office as a community meeting room. the need for such a community meeting space will decrease when the [speaker not understood] is reconstructed. the department has r
. i love america. i come here, the american dream. imus us citizen, i love this. and i built, i constructed something from nothing, seven years. i'm one of the few woman business owners. most of them men. we are good neighbors. we love each other, we help each other. you're going to make this disappear and you don't really care. and i see that and i feel it. the utility work damage us from august. august is the busy month. we didn't see anything. please choose well. we are a mom and pop shop. we are very business. we work, we are family. how we can continue to support our family? we work 17 hours a day. how many i have to work? please don't let come up and see people. we're going to clean your window. you insult my intelligence right now. so, please watch us, calm us, support us, but don't do excavation in north beach. thank you very much. >> thank you, ma'am. next speaker, please. >> mary helen lowly, don [speaker not understood], barry toronto. >> good afternoon. >>> good afternoon, i'm [speaker not understood]. i'm a resident of north beach. and i want to say a quick thing ab
... [ woman ] 3. [ male announcer ] the bankamericard cash rewards card. apply online or at a bank of america near you. >>> northern california, oregon, and washington state are getting just pummeled with rain, and it's the fourth storm in a row since last wednesday which means there's been no time to recover each time these places get hit, and flooding damage, well, just look at your screen, it's an absolute mess. we have crews covering every angle of this storm. dan simon is in lafayette, california, which is in the northeast part of oakland. there's a massive sinkhole there. chad myers is in the cnn weather center watching these storms as they develop. dan, let me start with you. what's the story on the sinkhole? >> reporter: well, as you said, ashleigh, it is a real mess out here. let me show you what's going on. you can see crews here removing some of the debris. this is a massive sinkhole. this is 80 feet long, 15 feet deep, 40 feet wide. let me explain how this happened. there's a creek that runs beneath the concrete, and it got clogged up and it just washed away all the dirt, and with
meals for the flight. >> we do have good news to pass along to you tonight. bank of america shelfed plans for new checking akt fees that could have affected 10 million customers. the bank declining to comment. however, "wall street journal" reports any planned fee increases have been postponed until the end of next year. other banks including wells fargo and jp morgan chase have increases in the works. we have no timetable for hem. theer here is a feel good story. 10-year-old james garcia live was a developmental disorder. two years the boy saved every penny he had until he had $100 needed to buy a lego train set. playing with legos helps with social skills by the time he saved the money lego discontinued making that set. so the boy wrote a heter to lego asking if lego could help him find the set. lego restraight stated the train was no longer being made. but guess what? several days later a box arrived at the door from lego with a hidden camera. his parents recorded the whole thing. >> i finally have it. >> i'm a big lego fan myself. >> lego sent the set and a letter thanking james
center is having their first thanksgiving in america for their students next week on the 20th. >> commissionerh1ñ?ñ?ñ maufas. >> commissioner maufas: you continue to draw out the meeting because it's not yet close to 7:30. thank you. >> we're trying our best. item t, report ofç actions. closed session actions of october 30, 2012, board of education with a vote of 5 ayes, two absentees and -- in the case of the 9th commission corporation versus?áh cgc-is 1-51387, san francisco superior court pursuant to which the district will acquire fee title to the subject property in september 2013, along withdh249 certain overdue management fees totaling approximately 150,000 in exchange for which district is dismissing its counterclaims in action with prejudice. the board of education by a vote of 4 ayes and three absences, wynns maufas and yee approve the the contract for one program administrator. item u, other informational items posted in the agenda is a staff report on informational notice of classified personnel trackses, and item v, adjourn. meeting adjourned. ú >> san franc
of the greatest sectors in san francisco. i hope we will take the opportunity of the america's cup to showcase our clubs, our restaurants, our nightlife events. as someone who represents the broadaway neighborhood, an area of town that i used to spend a lot of time in when i was in my 20's -- but actually, very few locals take the time to head to the beach on broadway. our neighborhoods are coming together to say that broadway is open to the rest of the world as well as san francisco. i want to put san francisco back on the map when it comes to music. to make sure that we have the type of entertainment that we used to be renowned for. and those of you that work in our bars and clubs, i want to make sure that we are trading the kind of destinations that we look forward to spending time with you. i know on behalf of my colleagues, we look forward to working with you in a very positive partnership to move all of our communities forward. thank you very much. [applause] >> thank you, president chiu. earlier this year, and economic impact study was published. it said that entertainment without daytime e
for free thought. this is america, land of the free. this kind of legislation can't happen here, can it? thank you. >> next speaker. >> hi i am she'lly tenny. i am a lifetime resident of the castro and i intend to raise my kids here and it's about the neighborhood and i agree with the supervisor and the captain the situation has gotten completely out of control. i want to walk down the street and buy a carton of milk without seeing someone's penis. thank you. >> next speaker. >> desmond perrado resident of castro. what marry an singleton moved she explained herself. "i can't handle this michael. i want to live somewhere and not apologize for serving instant coffee. what i like about cleveland is they're into everything and boring in other words and people live and move here for many reasons and forward thinking and our forward way of thinking and we fight for what is right and celebrate the victors and have a city standing with us. recent i notice a change and ban nudists to live the life they want. this is one more step to becoming cleveland and normalize our city. at what bo
freedom and nature foundation and improving the awareness of these activities throughout north america. in 2009 the association commission had polling firm to conduct a poll of the attitude of californians towards nudity. the margin of error is plus or minus 3%. question number five was "do you agree or disagree that you are personally offended by the non sexual nudity of others". the responses were as follows. strongly agree and somewhat agree and somewhat disagree 17%. strongly disagree 41-point 1% and as you can see many of the residents are not offended by the non sexual nudity of others. the results of this poll to our knowledge is the only empirical evidence on this towards the attitudes of nudity and which the proponents rely and the majority is offended by public nudity is not correct and if the choice before you and if you recommend this before the board of supervisors and act in accordance with the vast majority of the city's residents or the vocal minority. san francisco is a beacon of tolerance and intolerance is too common. do you want to make this great city like ot
these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. is the perfect choice for holiday gatherings. martinelli's is non-alcoholic, festive like champagne, and tastes great! martinelli's: since 1868. gallon..and.. "swear" . >> do you know how long it's been since the warriors swept a four game home stand. gas was 1 dollar. >> i william jefferson clinton do solemnly swear. >> he was two years old when clinton was elected. he had 25 points. eleven assists. the last play of the first quarter. warriors turned it over. glen davis nails a jump shot. and magic gets momentum. harrison barnes on the rejection. clay thompson hits the shot and the warriors are up by two. but the magic did it to the warriors tonight. j.j . for three. orlando wins 102, 94 and a chance in history is denied. angel will return to the top of the san francisco batting order. he was resigne
. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ >> the oscar grant case was back in court today. the lawyers argued the ruling against johannes mehserle and the other two bart officers involved in the incident should not be over turned. a judge ruled in 2011 that bart can't be held responsible for the shooting death. it happened at the bart station. the judge ruled a $50 million lawsuit against the former police officers should be decided in a jury trial. >>> tonight three firefighters are recovering from injuries t
in most terminals in southern california. the los angeles mayor cut short a business trip to south america and landed at l.a.x. last night and has been at the port ever since. >> as the days go by, we're losing billions of dollars according to economic forecasters. that's a big blow to an economy just getting out of a crisis. >> the strike is not only costly to the economy, it could also delay shipments of merchandise to be shoulder over the holiday season. >>> time now 6:40. tech gadgets are the hot items on this year's wish list. cnet's brian cooley is here to break down the top picks. >> the early numbers on the stock market a mixed bag. lots of time though. we'll chat about it with jason brooks when we come back. be at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call the bay area home. whether it's helping a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier workplaces, wh
store. >>> america's flying squirrel on katie. then at 4 struggle to get children into a good school turns into a stampede for one group of parents. then at 5, cause for alarm in several east bay cities fire stations could be on the chopping block those stories later today. >>> this falls under why can't this happen us to. you heard the story of treasures found at secondhand stores. a loyal goodwill shop midwest stumbled upon a gold mine. >> karen paid $12.34 on a piece of secondhand art. >> turns out it was a signed lithograph, 55 of 75 produced. >> chicago base appraiser valued the principle at $9 -- at $9,000 at least. >> [ unintelligible ] >> good for her. >> thanks for joining us. >> have a great day. [dramatic music] ♪ >> hello, and welcome to millionaire. today's first contestant is known amongst her friends as the human tip calculator. from houston, texas, please welcome minal shah. hey, minal. >> hi. [cheers and applause] >> the human tip calculator? how did you get that nickname? >> yeah, i'm sort of everyone's favorite person.
can help a foster child. >>> america's flying squirrel on katie. then at 4 struggle to get children into a good school turns into a stampede for one group of parents. then at 5, cause for alarm in several east bay cities fire stations could be on the chopping block those stories later today. >>> this falls under why can't this happen us to. you heard the story of treasures found at secondhand stores. a loyal goodwill shop midwest stumbled upon a gold mine. >> karen paid $12.34 on a piece of secondhand art. >> turns out it was a signed lithograph, 55 of 75 produced. >> chicago base appraiser valued the principle at $9 -- at $9,000 at least. >> [ unintelligible ] >> good for her. >> thanks for joining us. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t.
as to say that they had done all of this and provided it and yet it is like fly america, all of these documents which were required, were just not signed and submitted. a successful one has every single piece and i considered the longer one than any of the others. >> thank you. >> any other questions? >> okay. >> move approval. >> yes. >> the first and second and members of the public, wishing to address you under this item? >> director harper? >> aye. >> lloyd. >> aye. >> metcalf. >> aye. >> kim. >> aye. >> that is four ayes and item 8 is approved. >> thank you. >> could we call item number nine. >> authorizing the executive director to execute a professional services agreement with acom services to provide a envier impact statement, preparations service for the transbay center program for an amount of $1.3 million and a two-year term. >> directors brian dikes will also report on this item. >> this contract is to provide, supplemental work, supplemental to the previous feis, eir which was certified in march of 2004. and the reasons for this is that there are changes of a lit
of the solar system. >> thank you mark a new list is out as the top 10 smart as cities in north america. one bay area city makes the list. the cities were chosen for being rich in technology and better living conditions and here they are take a look the list boston is first. san francisco is second. than seattle and vancouver and new york city. coming in sixth is washington d.c. toronto, chicago and los angeles, running the top tennis montreal. the list was posted on the kron 4 news facebook page here's what you are saying. chicago should not be on the list wet lease should be last in the list. >> eddie says " pretty surprising results montreal should be before l a bell beat l.a.. >> what are your thoughts about the rankings tell us what you think of the kron 4 news facebook page and we will go to break the time is 8:52 a.m. we will be right back. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forwa
70%. >> singapore airlines is a toyota-17-- >> this is not fortune america. this is for more european and cities. this is not for urgent america. to gain access to the european union i understand it that this is a way for delta to benefit and expand more international flights. >> lindsey lohan and the irs? >> yes, do not mess with the irs. her tax bill, and charlie sheen and helped but she still is off the hook -- on the hook. she will work her way on to but she is drinking two bottles of a five, per day. and do not mess with the irs because there will not leave you alone. she is an estimated note drinking two bottles of vodka per day. >> and this question is what we do with my old 4 01 k? >> my generation, we will work about six jobs. and i always say take it with you. you are not going to faa itself directed ira.. and you could even call vanguard and say what could i do. you could even sign up online to take it with you to a constant state and consolidate -- send your questions to black@black.com banff we can see some rainfall increasing. >> we could see some quickly moving system w
in america more than a month ago. some businesses are still seeing the effects. shares of darden restaurants, that's the company that owns red lobster, olive garden, they are down today after the company announced it expects to make less money next year than it originally forecast. the company is blaming superstorm sandy for its lackluster performance. republicans submitted their solution to the fiscal cliff yesterday. white house and other democrats dismissed it immediately. take a look at how that affected the market this morning. not at all. the dow is up 43. 13,000 is where we are. liz macdonald says we will see is a last minute deal, christmas eve, new year's eve, on the fiscal cliff. we shall see. next, a special early my take. i am fired up about the prospect of ambassador anna wintour. i couldn't wait for the normal time. i'm going to do it early. stay right there. and one of the most cited economists in the world. professor sargent, can you tell me what cd rates will be in two years? no. that's why ally has ia raise your rate cd.n. ally bank. your money needs an ally. stuart: califo
any further details. sir richard branson owns a controlling stake and a stake in virgin america, based in sfo. >> a proving -- improving sales for the iphone 5, the investment firm expects apple to sell 47 million of the devices if the current quarter up from the prior forecast of 45 million. the firm says suppliers have improved. as with previous launches apple experiences problems and had a tough time meeting demand. customers ordering online had to wait before getting their devices. many stores were sold out as well. >> more information on the news corp split why facebook is asking for your vote tonight. >> willow bay is here with this afternoon's after the bell report. hi, willow. >> hello, dan, carolyn. yes, we're learning more today about that yumming split at news corps. the media giant announced today that veteran journalist robert thompson will be the ceo of the publishing business. thompson is the editor in chief of dow jones. the company will keep the name news corp. entertainment business will be called fox group. news corp agrewed to spin off the assets after pressure from
. >> buckingham pal yags yas says kate is about 12 week as long and good morning america sent laura spencer to london. you'll see the reports beginning tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. >> fwit twiter fans will soon from a new high profile person to follow, pope benedict. he will tweet in eight languages. the vatican says the pope will respond to questions about faith during the weekly general audience. >> twitter handle is shall we say app in english. it's a good name meaning hope and bridge builder. this suggests unity. >> the pope sent a tweet last year from a vatican account. part of the efforts to increase its presence in social media. in order to spread the faith. >> coming up next, michael finney helps a woman settle a dispute with exxon. >> they've been sending her checks to ts wrong place for >>> a san francisco woman inherited her mother's estate, but one company refused to recognize it that is until she contacted michael finney and michael is here now with her story. >> this went on a long time. >> yes. >> her mother died in 2003. nine years ate later she was still battling to get dividend c
with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building in 1999 for $2. we worked and looked at ways that we can utilize the building for an office building. to build an icon i can building that will house a lot of city departments. >> the san francisco public utilities commission has an important job. we provide clean, pristine public drinking water to 2.6 million people in the san francisco bay area from the hetch hetchy regional water system. with also generate clean renew
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the significant changes on the california montgomery street side for the bank of america where two or three or four atms look like a huge bill board rather than what they're supposed to be. i question that and i would like the department to find a small slot to investigate as to whether or not we need to amend or what these particular atm is can or should be. it speaks to alteration and architecture and it speaks to advertising which i think we normally look at under different rules. that's problem number one. on the positive side, i just came back from venice, italy where i had the good fortune to attend the 13th architectural [speaker not understood] which is an international event which occurs every two years and obviously one of the most spectacular cities in the world. what i want to talk about is not the travel experience, but what the united states did in response to the general heading of the [speaker not understood] common ground. in the past [speaker not understood] deals with architecture and focuses on the different countries. obviously the u.s. has obviously great contributions
" the entire hour. hi lynn, how are you doing? >> great and good morning to you. good morning america! >> thanks for coming in. >> bill: nice to see you. yesterday, it was very interesting. you weren't at the briefing yesterday. i know you had other business. i was and jay carney began the briefing by congratulating princess kate and prince william on behalf of the president the first lady and everybody who worked at the white house and all americans. this is a big deal, right? >> well, it is something when you get the mazel tov from the white house press secretary isn't it? >> bill: it is, indeed. >> bill: they also got the mazel tov. >> i'm sure they'll make brilliant parents and everyone around the country will be celebrating with them tonight. >> i guess everybody, if you want a lot of traffic today on your web site, just put kate middleton in the headline. >> bill: you got it. >> we're in good shape. >> bill: even -- >> peter make sure. >> i'm going to have to do that. >> we'll have to start doing that. fis
will have dramatic impacts on big megaprojects, whether it's america's cup or park more said kind of project. that is also untrue because this doesn't really impact how one appeals an e-i-r. that will basically remain exactly the way it is now. this legislation primarily impacts cadex appeals, and to a lesser extent negative declaration appeals. there's been a concern expressed about fair argument versus substantial evidence and the use of that language. this language, the language that we've used, is taken exactly from the state's c-e-q-a statute itself, and there's no intent in this legislation to change the standard of appeal. and then there was a concern expressed that the public would be forced to file a c-e-q-a appeal before a project proposed is fully articulated by having to file your appeal shortly after the first entitlement. but if a project changes and if its scope no longer falls within the bounds of the original c-e-q-a determination, of course, there would have to be a new c-e-q-a determination triggering new appeal rights. and then finally there's been a concern that the legi
evictions january2. bank of america is also temporarily halting their foreclosure evictions. for a short time. >> for the holiday. >> yeah. >>> 4:52. forget about cat on a hot tin roof. how one kitty weathered the weekend storm on a telephone pole. >> plus morning sickness to the max what kate middleton is suffering from and how you can avoid it. >> and making the season really bright. how many lights it takes to decorate this 17-acre estate when we come back. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> clouds once again rolling into our skies. got some rain on the way. we'll tell you how much coming up. >>> and so far traffic looks good this morning. no troubles to report as you work your way on the bay bridge toll plaza this morning. free-flowing. most of our bridges actually not bad. we do have muni delays to report. details coming up. >>> there's a cab in oakland that just cashed in on a few of her nine lives. it weathered the weekend storms from the top of a utility poles. neighbors on brookdale avenue say the cat first ran up there on thursday. can you see the little at this timeky? and it was still the
can watch appeals of problem projects the america's cup which legislation proposes to reduce to within 20 days of the first approval by any agency. three, and almost complete elimination of the opportunity for san francisco residents to appeal projects to the board of supervisors. and four, its potential illegality in changing from the fair standard to the substantial evidence. thank you so much. >>> commissioners, good afternoon. my name is tony getener. lame duck holiday legislation is presumptively suspect. more over, this proposed evidence is putting the cart before the horse. as a state legislature, we'll be taking up changes to c-e-q-a next year. it would be more logical to wait on those changes, including the filling of gaps in state law before proceeding here. while streamlining c-e-q-a may seem like an attractive concept, it is not so when in effect it is a trojan horse. as i understand it, for example, the public will be denied the right to a hearing before the full board of supervisors on the inadequacy of a new e-i-r if a project requires any approval action by the board. a
states of america, i think they are unnecessarily wide. to my knowledge, there was insufficient opportunity for residents to have input on the placement of these monstrous poles. so, please recommend to the board of supervisors that the san francisco planning commission disapproves this proposed legislation. i have my remarks in letter form. may i please give it to you? thank you. >> thank you. >>> good afternoon. my name is dr. espinola jackson and i'm here representing the black leadership rights of san francisco. i'd like to say i'm requesting that you reject wiener's project. you know, four of you i know, and we came here before this body many times talking about bayview hunters point and the shipyard. but because of politics, developments, you didn't listen. three of you listened and voted with us. the rest voted against us and we had to file an appeal because of c-e-q-a. and guess what? we won. because the job wasn't done the way it was supposed to be done. even now a supervisor can come before you and support an issue like in my community, and you know what you did? you r
against these business communities and will curtail them from enjoying the economic boom from the america's cup. as we all know, this public hearing is a formality. the decision to approve this project has already been made prior to this hearing. it is a huge waste of money because you could have just run rails up concern i street instead. the polls are still there where the 16th streetcar were. for what? so you can
for overseas label practices, and it could be good pr to label that products are made or assembled in america. >> apple is making so much money assembling overseas, they couldn't figure out what to do with all the cash in the bank. you can afford to do some work in the united states with that money. >>> the world is not going to end this month, at least that's what a federal government blog says. you may have heard this theory, some people believe the ancient mayan calendar predicts the end of the world on december 21st, 2012, by scholars long interpreted that people have interpreted that calendar wrong. >>> the troubles keep coming for actress lindsay lohan. the latest is a big visit from uncle sam. the irs has reportedly seized her assets, including her bank accounts, because they say she owes $234,000 in back taxes from 2009 and 2010, and an unspecified amount from 2011. >>> going gaga over the british royal baby news. the late-night hosts could not resist a few one-liners. >> good news from great britain, princess kate and prince william are expecting a baby. how about that. yep. yep. the
morning america have more on the royal baby. laura will broadcast live from buckingham palace for the latest on kate middleton pregnancy tomorrow morning starting at 7:00 a.m. on abc 7. >> well forty-niner players good on a shopping spree. next on 7 news at 9:00. christmas comes early as team mates play personal for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. çel >> firefighters in iowa lit a few spark and in seconds flame flamesen xwuvld the tree. all to prove a point about the dangers of not watering the christmas tree. whether in iowa or here you need to water the tree every single day and keep it away from any flames or heat sources. warning we hear every year bu
is without the lead. >> the man who gave america a free talk go at taco bell by stealing a base in the world series. will state a san francisco giants. word that and joe pagan has signed a new four year $40 million contract. here is a sweet pick from his wife. angel celebrated with a $270 bottle withtaiginger. 5 million signing bonus and salaries of 7 million, 9 million common 9,000,010 million. . pagan and jeremy affeldt now under contract, marco scutaro is the last key free agent who has not been re-signed. >> the flu season is off to as early as start in nearly 10 years and health officials say it could be a bad one. if they say suspected flu cases and five southern states have jumped and the primary strain circulating to estimate people sicker than other types. according to the cdc more than a third of americans have been vaccinated, and a vaccine formulated for this year is well matched to the strands of the virus seen so far. >> 850,000 californians a 16 to 24 are either in school nor working. this according to a nationwide report who referred to these people as disconnected you. cali
the help is not coming fast enough. >>> also, the mayor of america whack, new jersey will begin its challenge to live on food stamps for a week. he made that bet on twitter with one of its followers last month. the two will eat only what they can buy with $28.78. that's the average that people spent with food stamps. he will live off beans, corn and apples for the next week. >>> 7:44. frightening story for any parent. your child is missing. ktvu's pam cook is in the newsroom with this story. >> the child missing is lost by those paid to watch over her. she's autistic. staff members say they followed her for several blocks to the fruitvale b.a.r.t. station where they lost sight of her. she was found two days later on a muni bus in san francisco. family members say she was badly beaten and sexually assaulted. >> i'm looking at my daughter -- and by the bruises, i know what happened. the police know what happened. the police know what happened. they are not discussing it with me. >> a 36-year-old man was arrested but that's all police will say about this case. paul chambers commented t
says this project symbolizes urban farming in america. and it's a great way for people--regardless of their income-- to grow organic, healthy food. >> this is urban farming. yeah, this is how we do it. and again, you know, we're growing about 3 tons of food--about 6,000 pounds of food--a year, which could sustain several dozen families. and again it's not like we're producing--we're proud of the amount of food that we produce. but mostly it's about showing people how much they can grow in their own backyard. >> and i noticed one of mplantp had mold this morning. we transplanted it just in time. >> it's a lot of work. and they way that we're able to do it is because we've got so many volunteers like you saw just planting the trees. this is really popular. every weekend we've got literally dozens of people who come out here and volunteer. and so, that's how we run this garden is through volunteer labor. >> yeah. yeah. i like this farm so much sie all these fruits and vegetables growing here. >> you know, there's a victory gardens history in san francisco when people were
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